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Art Deco and earlier club chairs in leather

English Chairs

French and Continental Chairs
bergeres, fauteuils, side chairs

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Wc-1040z: English Spool Turned Corner Chair:
A charming English Spool Turned Corner Chair, c.1860. This visual delight verges on Folk Art in its unique eccentricity. Sturdy and useful. 33 3/4" h., 21 1/4", 13" d. $450



Wc-1046: English Square Back Armchair:
An exceptionally stylish c.1870 Aesthetic era English square back Bergere raised on ebonized turned legs with brass casters with fine beaded detail. Bold, dramatic & comfortable. 27" w., 25 1/2" d., 30" h., 15" seat height, 18" inside arms. $950

Wc-1048: English Howard Type Library Chair:
An English Howard type library chair, c.1870, with ebonized, turned legs on original casters. Wonderful sweep to the arms allowing a gracious seat. 31" w., 33" d., 34 1/4" h., 16 1/2" seat height, 19" width inside arms. $975

Wc-1060: French Chaise Meridienne:
A French chaise meridienne - a bergere similar to the Howard design with an ottoman creating a chaise lounge effect when together. A stylish & comfortable combination. Raised on ebonized, turned legs, c.1870. 42 1/5" h., 30 3/4" w., 25" d. without ottoman, 56 1/2" d. with ottoman. $1,600

Wc-1096z: English country Ladderback Arm Chair:
A bold & wonderful late 18th century English ladderback arm chair of well figured elm - superb proportions & beautiful stretcher wear.41 3/4" h., 26 1/4" w., 21" d. $1,200



Wc-1126: Pair of Regency style French Fauteuils:
A pair of fauteuils, walnut, late 19th century French Regence style, with shell, vine & floral carving. Interlaced stretchers. Broad, low proportions typical of the form. 35 3/4" h., 25" w., 20" d. $2,800

Wc-1135: New England Neo-Classical Side Chair:
A fine New England neo-classical, c.1790, side chair with urn form back splat. Highly figured cherry. Slip seat. Most certainly from Connecticut. 38 1/4" h., 20 1/4" w., 19" d. $450

WC-1138z: Chinese Chippendale Bamboo Side Chairs:
A set of 4 rarely found Chinese Chippendale design bamboo side chairs with good handwoven caned seats, similar to those at The Royal Pavilion, Brighton, The Long Gallery, c. 1800, the furniture on loan from the collection of H.M. The Queen. $2,100


WC-1143: Large Howard Design Bergere:
A large Howard design bergere of good size, ebonized turned feet with beaded caps & asters. Smart & stylish. Circa 1870. One leg restored. Newly upholstered. 41" h, 29" w, 26 1/2" d, 9" seat, 9 1/2" arm $2,800

WC-1150z: c. 1780 American Chippendale Mahogany Side Chair:
A finely carved c. 1780 American Chippendale mahogany side chair of mahogany, raised on square molded legs reflecting the molded ear carving. Collection of Johnsie Wilkins, Chapel Hill, NC. $675


WC-1158: c.1865 French Cherry Fauteuil:
An utterly charming c.1865 French cherry fauteuil (open arm chair) with undulating crest rail and rolled arms, raised on cabriole legs. Quirky country construction - note that one arm is placed higher on the upright. Charming ring and urn turned stretcher. $550


Wc-1159: Pair of Fauteuils in the Louis XIII style:
A pair of Louis XIII style 19th century walnut fauteuils (arm chairs), the boldly sweeping arms with acanthus leaf carving & s-curve supports. The motifs are mirrored in the bases - legs & stretchers.41 1/2"h., 29"d., 26"w. $4,200



Wc-1160: French Winged Louis XV style Bergere:
A 19th century winged Louis XV Rococo style bergere, walnut, floral carved apron & knees; raised on cabriole legs. 39 1/2"h., 27"d., 28 1/4"w. $2,800


WC-1161: Country French Louis XIII Style Fauteuil:
A country French Louis XIII style Fauteuil of walnut, 19th century. Gracious size for many purposes. $800


WC-1162: William IV Mahogany Arm Chair:
A well carved William IV mahogany arm chair, c. 1835, with molded saber legs, curule arms & leaf & fan carving. Crest & backsplat with burl panels. Slip seat. $685


WC-1165z: Chippendale Revival Bench with Needlework:
A handsome later 19th century Chippendale Revival bench with period needlework. Raised on cabriole legs with ball and claw feet, the apron and knees are skillfully handcarved. 24 1/2"w., 16 3/4"d., 19 1/2"h. $900


WC-1174z: Pair of Large Savanarola Style Chairs:
A large and handsome pair Savanarola style chairs - brass finial mounted wrought iron in the manner of Addison Mizner, American, 1872-1933. From a Florida home built in 1928. 30 1/4"w., 21 1/4"d., 44"h. $1,800


WC-1176: Mid-Century Modern Solid Walnut Lounge Chair:
A mid-century modern c. 1960's solid walnut lounge chair in the manner of Milo Baughman; turned tapered legs; integral swept back moving into the shaped arms. Period fabric in very good condition. $875


WC-1178: Chrome and Mohair Stool:
Chrome and mohair stool, c. 1970s-80s. Sleek, stylish, and comfortable! Mid Century Modern. 23"w., 24 1/2"d., 40 1/2"h. $180

WC-1179z: Pair of Beechwood Fauteuils with Chinoiserie Needlepoint:
A well carved pair of mid-19th century Rococo beechwood fauteuils upholstered in Chinoiserie motif needlepoint and pettipoint. Light areas of wear. 27"w., 26"d., 43"h. $3,800


Wc-561 Ladderback Fauteuil:
A charming late 18th century Country French wavy ladderback fauteuil raised on square molded & turned foot legs. Note the wide flare of the arms typical of early chairs. Good old rush seat. 35 1/4" h., 22 1/2" w., 15 1/2" d. $375

Wc-868: Pair of George III c. 1775 shield back Side Chairs:
Pair of George III c. 1775 shield back Side Chairs carved Prince of Wales Plume motif. Raised on molded, tapered legs; delicately formed Marlborough feet. Classic 18th c. breadth of the seats; bowed front aprons. Old restoration to one stretcher. From the Pittman Family Estate (the inventor of short hand) near Bath. 36 1/4" h., 21" w., 21" d. $1,800

Wc-926: 17th century English Arm Chair:
A late 17th century English Arm Chair, warm colored beech with re-caned seat (re-railed) an back. Provenance: Christie's London. 49" h., 23 1/2" w., 17 1/2" d. $325

Wc-940: English George III Fruitwood Oval Back Arm Chair:
An elegantly painted English George III fruitwood oval back arm chair raised on downswept tapered legs with caned seat, c. 1770-1790. The original paint incorporates paterae, swags, strings of beading & bell flowers. 34 1/4" h., 20" w., 19" d. $600

Wc-996: Pair of French Louis XIV Walnut Arm Chairs:
A marvelous & delightfully comfortable Pair of French Louis XIV walnut Arm Chairs, one c. 1680 and one a copy from the 19th century. Robust turnings distinguish these visually exciting chairs. 31 1/2" w., 29" d., 51" h. $3,600

Wc-999z: Napoleon I Empire Fauteuil:
A fine c.1810 Napoleon I Empire carved mahogany Fauteuil, the slightly tapered front legs begin with water leaves and end with double comma carved circles. Provenance: personal collection of Sherman Lee, the great director of the Cleveland Museum of Art and passionate collector of American and French Empire/Classical period objects. 23 1/2" w., 23" d., 36" h., 17" seat height. $1,800

Wdc-483: Set of 8 French Dining Chairs, Baroque taste:
A set of 8 French dining chairs, including 2 arm chairs. Baroque taste, late 19th century. The legs & stretchers all boldly turned. The arms - highly sculptural with vasi-form supports. 41 1/2" h., 20" w., 18 1/2" d. $4,800



Wdc-487z: Set of 4 Italian Side Chairs, Rococo 18th century:
Set of 4 c.1735-55 Italian walnut side chairs in mostly original blue paint & silver leaf; losses. Note the asymmetry of the carving at each crest rail. Provenance: Sotheby's of London, in Florence, Villa Dell 'Ombrellino, estate of Violet Trefusis, May 25-26, 1973, lot 71. While noted as repainted the flaked surface provide no such evidence. Violet Trefusis was the daughter of Mrs. George Keppel, the famous mistress of King George VII. Violet inherited Ombrellino from her mother and father. 34 3/4" h., 19" w., 15 1/4" d. $2,400

Wdc-501: Set of 12 French Dining Chairs:
A country French set of 12 dining chairs (all sides) of beech, in the Louis XVI neoclassical taste, c.1870. Molded rounded backs with well carved backsplats. Turned, tapered, and stop fluted legs. Later brass rosettes. Handsomely reupholstered. $9,000



WDC-513: c.1820 Charles X Period Side Chair:
A French, Charles X period, c.1820s, side chair - Klismos type form - incredibly stylish and comfortable! The rolled back reflects the detailing of the fabric (newly upholstered). Great sweep to all the legs. Warm, honey brown walnut. One leg as is. $785


WDC-516b: Set of 4 late 19th Century Dining Chairs:
A set of 4 French Louis XIII style late 19th century dining chairs, the bold scrolled legs & serpentine stretchers supporting square seats & conforming upholstered backs. Newly upholstered. 38" h, 19" w, 17 1/2" d, 5 1/2" seat $3,200

WDC-518: Pair of Mahogany Arm Chairs:
A pair of arm chairs of mahogany, bench-made in the Federal taste, 20th century. Horse hair seat covers. Saber legs. Well inlaid crest rails and nicely carved medial splats. Wonderfully scrolled arms. $1,800



WDC-523: Set of 4 Side Chairs of Danish Construction:
A set of 4 side chairs, elegantly crafted Danish construction with sliding triangulated leg joinery. Back sculpted slats are bent, not shaved. c.1960. Mid Century Modern. 18 1/2"w., 16 1/2"d., 32"h. $1,100



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